Hong Kong Musings

Shopping in HKOn a recent trip to Hong Kong, I went about my usual agenda — namely, eating and gadget shopping. 🙂

One of my regular stops in Hong Kong is the Golden Computer Centre in the Sham Shui Po area. For the uninitiated, this is one of the meccas for anyone who is into computers, gadgets, cameras, and video games. It can be a daunting place for first-time shoppers, because not only does the place feel like a larger, more-cramped Greenhills/MCS, but you’re never certain the shopkeeper you talk to can speak English!

It helps a lot if you’re an experienced technology shopper, and you’ve done your homework. You can recognize the different gadgets strewn about, despite the Chinese-only descriptions. You’ll find deals that will save you hundreds or thousands of pesos, or gadgets that are very hard to find in the Philippine market. Continue reading “Hong Kong Musings”